Formal Analyis of Art

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Running head: FORMAL ANALYSIS OF ART 1 Formal Analysis of Art Katie McIntyre 2/7/2011
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FORMAL ANALYSIS OF ART 2 Formal Analysis of Art When I look at both pieces of art, I can see a great difference in technique with the use of lines. In the painting The Starry Night , Vincent van Gogh use’s lines that flow endlessly and free. I really like this painting because to me it shows a lot of emotion and I really enjoy looking at it for the colors, and use of swirling lines. In Sol LeWitt’s Wall Drawing the lines are straight, precise, and even. This piece of art does not show any kind of emotion or meaning to me. The colors LeWitt uses are nice to look at, and the angle of the lines are different in each four blocks, But it does not speak to me as Starry Night did. The artists’ of these two pieces obviously had two different personalities. I think that the use of swirling lines that are chaotic and full of emotion that Gogh used showed his personality to be full of emotions, maybe confusion. From
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This note was uploaded on 06/18/2011 for the course ART 101 taught by Professor Annavida during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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